Reviewed by Kristen B.

It seems that a very fortunate man received a lifetime of great advice, collected the best of the best, and turned it into this book. A wonderful wealth of knowledge is wrapped up in 113 pages of a tiny paperback by Rodolfo Costa, called Advice My Parents Gave Me: and Other Lessons I Learned from My Mistakes.

You will breeze through this book in no time, but the lessons imparted will stay with you for years to come. Advice My Parents Gave Me is such a quick read because it is simply a collection of 409 different “words of wisdom”. However, anyone can benefit from these words of wisdom; the ideas are straightforward, encouraging, insightful, and just plain right.

Costa’s focus revolves around reaching your goals. The approach to achieving this success involves an intricate amount of balance. The 409 lessons touch on the most important things we need to remember in our daily lives – from loving ourselves and others to appreciating what we have. From exercising restraint and practicing good judgment, to acting with integrity and fairness. From working hard to never giving up.

Advice My Parents Gave Me stresses thinking and acting more positively, and being pro-active in steering your life in the direction that you want to go. This book is a great motivator for anyone looking for a way to channel their desires and ambitions into reality.

This book was provided free of any obligation by Rodolfo Costa. No monetary or any other form of compensation was received.